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'Heaven Is For Real' Edges Out 'Captain America: The Winter Soldier' for First Place Again on WednesdayApril 24, 2014 07:10 AM

by Shawn Robbins

Sony reports that Heaven Is for Real added another $1.87 million to its haul on Wednesday, representing a 23 percent drop from Tuesday and 49 percent from its opening Wednesday last week. The hit faith-based film has tallied $36.35 million domestically so far, 6 percent ahead of the 8-day total of Son of God.

Captain America: The Winter Soldier dropped 20 percent from Tuesday to $1.77 million yesterday, also giving it a 50 percent week-to-week decline. The sequel's 20-day domestic total is $207.1 million, 19 percent ahead of where Thor: The Dark World stood at the same point.

Rio 2 earned $1.51 million yesterday, off 22 percent from Tuesday and 50 percent from Wednesday of last week. With $81.2 million in the bank so far, the animated sequel's 13-day gross is 7 percent behind the pace of its 2011 predecessor.

Warner Bros. reports that Transcendence posted $0.76 million yesterday, off 26 percent from Tuesday. The sci-fi flick has taken in $13.68 million through 6 days, 26 percent less than 2011's Source Code in the same time frame.

Disneynature's Bears claimed $0.61 million on Wednesday for a 35 percent decline from is Earth Day boost on Tuesday. The flick's 6-day total is $6.97 million, or about 46 percent less than the 6-day start of 2012's Chimpanzee.

Last but not least, A Haunted House 2 slid 27 percent from Tuesday to bring in $0.45 million yesterday. Having taken in $10.58 million so far, the sequel is behind the pace of its 2013 predecessor by 49 percent.

 

Weekend Actuals (Domestic) Fri, Apr. 26 - Sun, Apr. 28

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Scorpion King$18,039,275-50%3,4495$5,230$61,315,5442Universal
2Changing Lanes$9,008,285-19%2,6420$3,410$44,579,4163Paramount
3Jason X$6,649,006--1,878--$3,540$6,649,0061New Line
4Murder by Numbers$6,362,041-32%2,6630$2,389$18,362,4772Warner Bros.
5Life or Something Like It$6,219,323--2,606--$2,387$6,219,3231Fox
6The Rookie (2002)$5,607,669-13%2,54336$2,205$60,770,6285Disney
7Ice Age$5,020,500-15%2,594-226$1,935$165,830,6317Fox
8Panic Room$4,210,107-30%2,463-362$1,709$90,180,6875Sony / Columbia
9High Crimes$3,111,183-21%2,054-355$1,515$35,093,1794Fox
10The Sweetest Thing$2,903,836-43%2,124-546$1,367$21,282,2713Sony / Columbia